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Climate change and Risk-Informed Programming Specialist 24 January 2021 Int. Specialist UNICEF Senegal
UNICEF
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
24 January 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Purpose

The purpose of this UNV assignment is to support efforts to improve UNICEF Regional Office and Country Office capacities and enable meaningful action to strengthen resilience of children, communities overall and in particular through effective social service delivery systems in UNICEF supported social sectors. To this end, the UNV will support the WCARO Regional Resilience Advisor (Programme Specialist) in his work in areas related to evidence-generation, awareness-raising and advocacy, knowledge management, technical support, partnership building and resource mobilization benefiting WCARO Sections and WCAR Country Offices.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the UNICEF WCARO Regional Resilience Advisor (Programme Specialist Risk & Resilience) or his designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Climate change and Risk-Informed Programming Specialist will engage in:

Evidence generation

The UNV is expected to support a better understanding on the impact of shocks and stresses on children and UNICEF supported Government programmes.

Awareness-raising and advocacy

Based on continuous generation of evidences both from internal sources and partner organizations, he/she will contribute to raise awareness on the correlation of disaster impact on sector results create space for increased UNICEF engagement on risk-informed programming incl. through internal and external advocacy, and outreach to connect and support youth engagement for resilience.

Knowledge management

Support efforts to identify and share new tools, guidance documents and good practices to facilitate child-responsive climate change adaptation/mitigation, disaster risk reduction, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding action, integrated in UNICEF WCAR programmes at regional and country level. This support to enhance references on knowledge management spaces (WCAR Resilience Teams workspace and SharePoint) will be complemented by (co-)organization of webinars and trainings, or referrals to that of other partners.

and promote their use and actions.

Technical Assistance

Support would increasingly include a contribution by providing technical assistance to UNICEF Regional Office Sections and country offices in developing child focused climate change adaptation and mitigation strategic frameworks and/or practical application in various planning documents, including relevant guidelines and tools, supporting the undertaking of climate and disaster risk assessments and roll-out of action to adapt programmes to make them risk-informed.

Partnerships

The UNV will further support efforts to establish new and maintain existing partnerships with various stakeholders engaging them on the risk agenda (Regional inter-agency initiatives, UN collaboration at regional and as indicated country level in support to COs, outreach to foundations, private sector, bilateral development organisations, child-centred and other NGOs, youth groups, etc.).

Resource Mobilisation

A key contribution will be to support WCARO Resilience led resource mobilisation efforts, where the UNV will provide critical support to the Regional Resilience Advisor, including through gathering of strategic information, editorial support and beyond, to support Green Climate Fund proposals developed with partner agencies and/or country offices.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

The UNV may be called upon to contribute to WCARO Resilience efforts on monitoring, evaluating and reporting on resilience programming at regional and country level.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

a Master is preferred

Advanced university degree in a relevant areas such as disaster risk management, environment, climate change, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding, social and economic development, international cooperation.

36 Months
  • Relevant work experience focused on developing countries in development cooperation in disaster risk management and/or climate change adaptation and mitigation, environment and socio-economic development.
  • Good understanding of multi-sectoral climate change impacts, climate risk assessments, and adaptation solutions required.
  • Familiarity with the concept and practice of risk-informed programming, disaster risk management, climate change action.
  • Expertise in capacity building, developing tools and providing training
  • Familiar with children's rights and gender in the context of disaster risk and climate change adaptation and mitigation and/or natural resources management.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Disaster risk reduction, Climate change mitigation and mechanisms for technology transfer
  • relevant work experience focused on developing countries, in areas related to development cooperation in disaster risk management and/or climate change adaptation and mitigation, environment and socio-economic development.
  • Good understanding of multi-sectoral climate change impacts, climate risk assessments, and adaptation solutions required.
  • Familiarity with the concept and practice of risk-informed programming, disaster risk management, climate change action.
  • Expertise in capacity building, developing tools and providing training
  • Familiar with children's rights and gender in the context of disaster risk and climate change adaptation and mitigation and/or natural resources management.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 24-01-2021

Prgramme Coordination Officer 24 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Sudan
UNICEF
Sudan
Nyala (SDN)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 January 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the general supervision of the UNICEF Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) Officer in Nyala, the Specialist will provide support in a range of PME and coordination issues at State level (both South and East Darfur) to include but will not be limited to the following:

1. Development of Programme Documents (PDs)

· Lead the preparation and posting of Call for Expressions of Interest (CFEI) through the UNPP website and subsequent review and selection process.

· Facilitate the process for the timely development of narrative and budgetary components of the PDs through an interative process.

· Compile and or consolidate technical data and information in the required PD dcouments

· Coordinate the technical, peer review and finalisation of PDs (including amendments) with UNICEF field and Khartoum based staff

2. Partnership support and development

· Provide technical guidance, training and operational support to partners in the development and or modification to PDs

· Map, analyse and expand partnershop opportunities for East and South Darfur

3. Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

· Support programme and operational teams in the monitoring, including ‘spot checks’, and evaluation of partnerships and related programming

· Support the strengthening and establishment of wider PME systems within the UNICEF offices

· Evaluate, and as appropriate, recommend practical measures to simplify and streamline the PD process

· Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess progress and to determine required action/interventions to achieve results.

· Support emergency assessment by compiling data, analysing and evaluating information on local conditions resulting from the emergency situation affecting children, and participate as needed in multi-sector and/or inter-agency assessments, where applicable;

· Any other tasks to be assigned by the Child Protection Officer based in Nyala.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in: law, social sciences, human rights, child development, education, or similar field relevant to UNICEF’s mandate. A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree

24 Months

· Minimum 2 years working experience, including at least 1 year working on issues related to programme planning, monitoring and evaluation.

  • English(Optional), Level - Fluent
Development programme management

· Age, Gender, and Diversity (AGD) awareness and demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a multi-cultural environment;

· Ability to apply gender equity principles in mainstreamed manner.

· Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system;

· High ability to effectively perform duties under circumstances with political and ethnic sensitivity;

· Strong analytical, quantitative and qualitative research skills;

· Experience and ability to organize and implement training sessions;

· Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills;

· Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate a high level of motivation and good communication, social, and interpersonal skills.

No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Sudan and legal residents in Sudan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 24-01-2021

UNV Child Protection Officer 24 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Sudan
UNICEF
Sudan
El Geneina (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 January 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the overall supervision of Child Protection Officer, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for:

· Justice for children: Provide technical support to ensure that the Chid Protection partners use a well-prioritised and realistic plan of implementation, monitoring of activities that will ensure children are receiving adequate legal support as indicated in the Child Act 2010 including diversion outside the judiciary system.

· Case management and Referral Pathways: Work closely with protection sector, child protection and GBV sub-sectors partners to ensure enhanced case management knowledge by service providers and a clear referral Pathways in place and widely known by the target communities.

· Psychosocial support: Provide technical support to social workers from Department of social welfare as well as State Council for Child Welfare to improve on delivering Psychosocial support to survivors of violence against children including GBV/SGBV/SRGBV.

· Birth Registration: Provide technical support to Civil Registry Police and other stakeholders to improve on coordination and roles to enhance the birth registration coverage through outreach desks as well as mobile teams.

· Social Norms: Provide technical support to ensure that service providers and partners are reaching out to communities with key and clear messages on FGM/C as well as early marriage to encourage them declare their readiness to abandon it. Work closely with State Council for Child Welfare to disseminate information and orientation of communities on the new law banning & criminalizing FGM/C.

· Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE): Provide technical support to ensure timely assessments and response to the emergencies affecting children and support different partners to develop their response plans and participate in assessments and monitoring of situation of children and activities related but not limited to Unaccompanied/Separated children (UASC), GBV/SGBV. As well as to support MRM and the six grave child right violations and Action Plan implementation.

· Coordination: Assist in running of meetings, minutes taking, setting of agenda and sending out invitations. Service mapping by ensuring completing of service matrix by all child protection actors in the state.

· Communication and Partnerships: Provide technical support to ensure that all of the above tasks are carried out and accomplished through effective communication and partnerships.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor degree in: Social Sciences, Law, Psychology, Social Work/Services

60 Months

5 years of professional experience relevant to child protection or relevant (planning, implementation and monitoring)

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Development programme management

o Knowledge of Project Management, especially of the Project Planning and Monitoring

Proficiency in using computer applications (database, word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, project planning, e-mail, graphics etc.) is a must.

No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Sudan and legal residents in Sudan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline:24 -01-2021

UNV Programme Officer 24 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Sudan
UNICEF
Sudan
Kadugli (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 January 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the overall supervision of the Programme coordinator, the UN Volunteer Programme officer will be responsible for:

1. Assist in the development and monitoring of achievements of Rolling / Annual Work plan (RWP, AWP) and micro-plan.

2. Support the development, implementation and coordination of integrated projects (grants and partnership)

3. Support the development of quarterly work / monitoring plans

4. Assist in the preparedness and response to emergency

5. Support the development and implementation of a monitoring system of supplies from the UNICEF warehouses to the end users.

6. Assist in the preparation of reports, sitreps and presentation

7. Act as focal person for the Communication section at field office level

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor degree in: Social Sciences, Development Planning, Planning, Evaluation, Advanced Statistical Research or related fields

24 Months

2 years of professional experience relevant to programme development and implementation including monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Development programme management

o Knowledge of Project Management, especially of the Monitoring and Evaluation phase;

o Proficiency in using computer applications (database, word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, project planning, e-mail, graphics etc.) is a must.

No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Sudan and legal residents in Sudan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 24-01-2021

Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) Officer 24 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Sudan
UNICEF
Sudan
El Daein (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 January 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the general supervision of the Health and Nutrition Officer (head sub-office) and the technical guidance of the Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Office (based in Nyala), the UN Volunteer will provide support in a range of PME issues, both in the East and South Darfur offices. Her/his tasks will include but will not be limited to the following:

Guide and support the establishment or strengthening of PME systems across the South and East Darfur Offices

Produce and maintain relevant information products, including Sector/Sub-sector infor-mation reports, databases, basic and thematic maps; and support the preparation of peri-odic reports on sector activities at national and state level as required;

Timely monitor and measure changes at the state, locality, and household level, with the participation of relevant partners; and provide data to the Sector and national partners to facilitate planning; assess the impact of the programmes and policies; and report on the progress being made;

Support the Sector/Sub-Sector and other coordination meetings in aspects related to in-formation management; and contribute to strengthen management of sector information databases and systems;

Ensure that Sector Performance is systematically monitored and data for key Programme and management indicators reports are collected, analyzed and made available to the field office management;

Support the Monitoring Officer to ensure the technical leadership for UNICEF information management needs of affected populations by emergency and disasters, with specific fo-cus on routine and administrative data collection for better preparedness, targeting and coordination of effective humanitarian responses.

Support partner PME capacity including training and wider capacity development

Any other tasks to be assigned by the Health and Nutrition Officer based in Ed Daein.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in Social sciences, economics, demography, statistics, socio-economic research, communications or a related technical field

24 Months

At least two years of professional work experience in project management, including research and data analysis and management; proven record of research and analytical skills in the area of data collection and analysis; experience in an international organization working in Sudan is desirable

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Development programme management

Age, Gender, and Diversity (AGD) awareness and demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a multi-cultural environment;

Ability to apply gender equity principles in mainstreamed manner.

Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system;

High ability to effectively perform duties under circumstances with political and ethnic sensitivity;

Strong analytical, quantitative and qualitative research skills;

Experience and ability to organize and implement training sessions;

Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills;

Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate a high level of motivation and good communication, social, and interpersonal skills

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Sudan and legal residents in Sudan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 24-01-2021

Information Management Officer 24 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Mali
UNICEF
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
French,English
04 January 2021
12 months
24 January 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief communications for developement C4D, the UN Volunteer will:

  • Coordination: establish and maintain an information management network in accordance with IASC guidance to facilitate humanitarian information exchange and the promotion of data and information standards; work with first responders such as the UN disaster assessment and coordination team (UNDAC) and on-site operations and coordination centre (OSOCC) to ensure a smooth transition of information tools and services; engage with counterparts in government to ensure that information activities are coordinated and consistent with national standards and practices; provide training and expertise on the use and development of information management tools and platforms to UNICEF staff and humanitarian partners; advocate for the use of data standards and common platforms, and for the open exchange of information;
  • Web Management: manage content on relevant web platforms, provide overall quality control for the platform and ensure content is current, comprehensive and follows relevant metadata standards; work with external counterparts on related web platforms such as agency and cluster websites and ReliefWeb to facilitate cross-site search and interoperability;
  • Data Management: design, develop and manage databases, spreadsheets and other data tools; understand, document, and ensure the quality of high-value humanitarian data for accuracy, consistency and comparability; consolidate operational information on a regular schedule to support analysis;
  • Data Analysis: organize, design and carry out the evaluation and analysis of location specific datasets through meaningful statistical techniques; participate in the development and revision of data standards (e.g. the Humanitarian Exchange Language) and advise on the application of these standards into local systems and processes; participate in the development, implementation and management of new indicators, together with its accompanying data, to be included in a Common
  • Humanitarian Dataset; understand, document and ensure the quality of high-value humanitarian data for accuracy, consistency and comparability;
  • Assessment Analysis: support assessment and needs analysis activities, including humanitarian needs overviews, secondary data reviews, preliminary scenario definitions and multi-cluster initial rapid assessments; provide advice on assessment design to ensure data quality; manage platforms and tools that support data collection and analysis such as KoBo Toolbox and Open Data Kit (ODK);
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) & Mapping: develop and maintain spatial baseline and operational datasets in accordance with relevant standards and guidance; produce and update high-quality map products and online services; maintain a repository of spatial data and ensure that the data are documented and accessible to all humanitarian partners through local and/or online services;
  • Visualization: produce and update information products such as reports, charts and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages and a storyline; develop advocacy materials including posters, presentations and other visual materials;
  • When working with (including supervising) national personnel or (non-)governmental counterparts, set aside dedicated time for capacity development, through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training;
  • Perform other related duties as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • An advanced university degree (i.e. Master's degree or equivalent) in Emergency Management, Geographic Information Systems, Information Management, Computer Science, Statistics, Graphic Design, Social Sciences or other relevant field is required; a first-level university degree (i.e. Bachelor's degree or equivalent) in one of the afore-mentioned academic disciplines in combination with qualifying relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of advanced university degree;
36 Months
  • Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible professional experience in information management, information systems, disaster management, humanitarian action or in related field is required; relevant experience managing information in a conflict or disaster context at the international level for UNICEF, a UN agency or a cluster is desirable;
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Development programme/project administration, Other development programme/project experience
No

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Mali and legal residents in Mali with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”

Application deadline: 24-01-2021

Information Management Officer (IMO) 24 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Congo
UNICEF
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 January 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Data Management and analysis of Covid-19 related interventions:

  • Design, develop and manage databases, spreadsheets and other data tools; understand, document, and ensure the quality of high-value data for accuracy, consistency and comparability; consolidate operational information on a regular schedule to support analysis;
  • Collects and summarizes Covid-19 related programme data, including information on procured and distributed items, track status of persons in need, and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities;
  • Support all sections in Covid-19 related data analysis through meaningful statistical technics.

Supporting Service Delivery of Covid-19 related interventions

  • Provide a platform to ensure that service delivery is driven by the agreed strategic priorities
  • Develop mechanisms to eliminate duplication of service delivery;
  • Gathers, organizes, and provides data on Covid-19 related programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of Food items and Non-food items distributed and technical assistance provided.

Informing strategic decision-making of UNICEF and his partners of Covid-19 related interventions

  • Undertake needs assessment and gap analysis for UNICEF-supported interventions in response to the Covid-19 epidemic.
  • Analyse, identify and address (emerging) gaps, obstacles, duplication, and cross-cutting issues
  • Collate assistance to sections and other unit’s data in accordance with clear direction, with a view to fostering efficient data reporting around Covid-19 and support programme reviews and informative decision-making;

Planning, Monitoring and reporting of Covid-19 related interventions

  • Provide tools and oversignt for easy planning, monitoring and implementation of UNICEF’s supported Education, Health and C4D programmes related to the response to Covid-19.
  • Maintain information records and monitoring plan documentation, such as records of assistance movements and programme checklists, in order to assist in the effective delivery and distribution of food items or non-food items;
  • Provide guidance for cooperating partners on UNICEF operational practices, monitoring tools and methods, including T4D applications, in order to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks and to contribute to the visibility of UNICEF in the coverage areas;
  • Prepare and participate in field missions for data collection for reports in relation to implemented activities related to Covid-19;
  • Liaise with implementing partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve data reliability;
  • Contribute to the establishment of evaluation mechanisms of C4D activities (Supporting analysis of people reached, engaged and establishment of community feedback mechanisms).
  • Develop systems and tools to map UNICEF-supported interventions for Covid-19.
  • Perform other related duties as may be required or assigned by the supervisor or other sections.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University degree, preferably at an advanced level, in a subject area relevant to Information and Knowledge Management
36 Months
  • Three to five years of relevant professional work experience in information and data management and software development
  • Extensive work experience relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for formal qualifications.
  • Formal training in sector and/or cluster information management is an advantage
  • Experience with UN and/or international NGO, including information management.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation

Technical skills

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel (e.g. pivot tables and functions); proven technical expertise for managing data capture and storage, for analysing diverse datasets, and presenting information in understandable tables, charts, graphs and reports; knowledge of establishing and managing basic websites (e.g. UNOCHA’s Humanitarian Response platform); proven skills in using GIS and map-making packages, and in web design and software development are an asset.
  • A strong knowledge on data management and analysis software (Stata, SPSS, Epidata…….).
  • Experience in the design and ability to deliver a comprehensive data and information management system specifically for programmes whereby all implementing partners will have access to input data and information to further strengthen the evidence-based planning and decision making,
  • Experience of programming technics;
  • Experience of systems for data collection and GIS mapping (Geographic Information System);
  • Proven technical expertise for managing data capture and storage, for analyzing diverse datasets, and presenting information in understandable tables, charts, graphs and reports;
  • Knowledge of establishing and managing websites;
  • Strong communication and report writing skills.

Language Requirements: Fluency in French and minimum knowledge in English

Core Values

  • Care
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Accountability
  • Diversity and inclusion

Core competencies

  • Able to work in diverse and multi-cultural team and establish partners network
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Drive for results and goal-oriented

Functional Competencies:

  • Analysis
  • Application of technical expertise
  • Planning and organization
  • Follow-up of instructions and procedures
  • Able to work with a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership and guidance for information and data management operations
  • Set and aim for high quality work standards and set goals to achieve programme objectives
No

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First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Congo and legal residents in Congo with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”

Application deadline: 24-01-2021

Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) Officer 25 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Malawi
UNICEF
Malawi
Lilongwe (MWI)
English
Immediate
12 months
25 January 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Programme Planning and Monitoring the UN Volunteer will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring, Evaluating and Research Planning: Provide technical support to ensure that the Country Office and national partners use a well-prioritised and realistic plan of research, monitoring and evaluation activities that will provide the most relevant and strategic information to manage the Country Programme, including tracking and assessing UNICEF’s distinct contribution
  • Situation Monitoring and Assessment: Provide technical support to ensure that the Country Office and national partners have timely and accurate measurement of change in conditions in the country or region, including monitoring of socio-economic trends and the country’s wider policy, economic or institutional context, to facilitate planning and to draw conclusions about the impact of programmes or policies.
  • Programme Performance Monitoring: Provide technical support to ensure that the Country Office has quality information to assess progress towards expected results established in annual work plans.
  • Evaluation: Provide technical support to ensure that a well-prioritised and strategic selection of evaluations at programme or Country Office strategy level is managed in order that each evaluation is designed and carried out with quality process and products and that evaluation results are useful to the intended audience.
  • M&E Capacity Building: Provide technical support to ensure that the monitoring and evaluation capacities of Country Office staff and national partners – government and civil society – are strengthened enabling them to increasingly engage in and lead monitoring and evaluation processes.
  • Communication and Partnerships: Provide technical support to ensure that all of the above tasks are carried out and accomplished through effective communication and partnerships.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Statistics, Geographic Information Systems, Social Sciences, Development Planning, Planning, Evaluation, Advanced Statistical Research or related fields.
24 Months
  • 2 years of professional experience relevant to programme development and implementation including monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
  • Knowledge of Project Management, especially of the Monitoring and Evaluation phase;
  • Proficiency in using computer applications (database, word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, project planning, e-mail, graphics etc.) is a must.
No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 25 January 2021

Programme Monitoring Officer 26 January 2021 Int. Youth UNICEF Sudan
UNICEF
Sudan
Khartoum (SDN)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
26 January 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of PME Specialist , the International UN Youth Volunteer will perform the following duties:

· Situation Monitoring and Assessment: Provide support to ensure that the Country Office and national partners have timely and accurate measurement of change in conditions in the country or region, including monitoring of socio-economic trends and the country’s wider policy, economic or institutional context, to facilitate planning and to draw conclusions about the impact of programmes or policies.

· Programme Performance Monitoring: Provide support to ensure that the Country Office has quality information to assess progress towards expected results established in annual work plans.

· Evaluation: Provide support to ensure that a well-prioritised and strategic selection of evaluations at programme or Country Office strategy level is managed in order that each evaluation is designed and carried out with quality process and products and that evaluation results are useful to the intended audience.

· Communication and Partnerships: Provide technical support to ensure that all of the above tasks are carried out and accomplished through effective communication and partnerships.

· Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;

Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Social Sciences, Development Planning, Planning, Evaluation, Statistical Research or related fields

24 Months

up to 2 years in programme development and implementation including monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management

· Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;

· Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;

· Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;

· Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;

· Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;

Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others)

Working knowledge of other UN language is an advantage

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at
https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to
apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.
Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which
you would like to apply.
Application deadline: 26 January 2021

Private Partnerships Associate 27 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Lebanon
UNICEF
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
Arabic,English,French
Immediate
12 months
27 January 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the supervision of Private Partnerships Specialist, the UNV Private Partnerships Associate will:

Communication for Private Sector donor Visibility and Trust Building

  • Organize and participate in communication/content production missions in the field (storytelling, photography and video recording) to produce content mainly for private sector donors, human interest stories, and produce ad hoc requests by private sector partners/donors;
  • Create, edit, repurpose and publish a wide variety of engaging content for digital channels, using audiovisual products (videos, photos, newsletters etc.) targeting the private sector;
  • Ensure the accurate, timely and effective delivery of digital content, optimized for search and audience engagement, working closely with the digital team;
  • Create and document best practices on LinkedIn and support the office’s efforts in communicating on the platform;
  • Provide support in creating and curating content to be disseminated through UNICEF Lebanon platforms contributing to trust building, brand positioning and donor visibility, among other strategies linked to UNICEF Lebanon Private Fundraising and Partnerships Strategy;
  • Analyze what works and what does not on LinkedIn, share findings with the digital team and coordinate initiatives to enhance reach and engagement with target audiences through this platform;
  • Identify articles, stories, resources, or other content that is relevant to share on LinkedIn, highlighting UNICEF Lebanon results;
  • Assist in mapping/identifying major LinkedIn UNICEF accounts and private sector accounts of relevance to the private sector strategy;
  • Generate weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports on the social media key performance indicators (LinkedIn and Twitter);
  • Monitor targeted private sector accounts, UNICEF accounts and other UN accounts on LinkedIn to identify partnerships, inspiring content, etc.;
  • Assist with logistics and coordination of LinkedIn activities and live coverage events;
  • Under the coordination of the Digital Officer, produce a LinkedIn content plan to be shared on a weekly basis;

Conduct Research and due diligence on Local Private Sector Prospects

  • Monitor communication of partner organizations, UN agencies, relevant to the area of private partnerships and fundraising;
  • Implement in-depth open-source research on prospect local organizations and feed into the overall local due diligence process;

Administrative support

  • Support in private sector event coordination;
  • Support in completion of the Contribution In-Kind process liaising with the Supply section as needed;
  • Under the coordination of the section’s focal point for partners field visits, support with private sector donor field visits;
  • Liaise with Supply and programme colleagues to get updates on private sector related operations, (e.g. Distribution of in-kind donations, etc.);Other tasks related to the area of private partnerships might be required depending on updated plans or areas of the UNV’s interest.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Communication Arts, Marketing, Advertising, Audio visual, Journalism, Mass Media, Psychology, Sociology or any area related;
24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communication, advertising, content production, marketing. or other relevant programmes; experience with event management is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization, corporate sector, etc.;
  • Proficiency in digital storytelling, photo and video editing software (final cut pro X, Adobe Premiere, Lightroom)
  • Excellent knowledge and writing skills for social media platforms (particularly LinkedIn and Twitter)
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in human rights advocacy, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.

b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail

c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address

d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments

f. Click “Submit my profile”

g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Private Partnership Associate (LBNR000387), click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Private Partnership Associate (LBNR000387)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.